When is the best time to visit Shamwari Game Reserve?

Wildlife viewing in Shamwari Game Game Reserve is good throughout the year. However, the best wildlife viewing is during the driest winter months of June to September. The lack of water in the bush drives animals to open water sources - making them easier to spot. Shamwari Game Reserve lies in a malaria free region in the Eastern Cape - meaning you don't need to worry about contracting malaria when visiting the reserve.

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